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Hackers hit ABC, 'Good Morning America' Twitter accounts Hackers hit ABC, 'Good Morning America' Twitter accounts
- March 24, 2017

But some fast screen-grabbing Twitter users, including two ABC journalists, documented the hack. So.@ GMA twitter account has been hacked. Trump's tweet happened after the hack occurred, so his rhetoric does not appear to be the cause of the cyber attack. (more...)
Rihanna Has Awkward Reaction To Her 'Bates Motel' Sex Scene Rihanna Has Awkward Reaction To Her 'Bates Motel' Sex Scene
- March 23, 2017

Rih, of course, is everything. In the clip, Rihanna covered her face during the scene where she gets intimate with her on-screen boyfriend, Sam Loomis ( Austin Nichols ). Although she is more financially capable than her beau, Marion was tempted to make a choice when she was asked to deposit $40,000 from a briefcase into a bank. (more...)
Google promises better separation between ads, hateful content Google promises better separation between ads, hateful content
- March 22, 2017

The changes follow a revelation in the United Kingdom last month care of The Times newspaper that YouTube ads were appearing against videos from former Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard David Duke and other extremist figures. Google expects to make further announcements on how it is tackling the problem of ads appearing next to extreme content "in the coming days", he added. (more...)
Shares in AkzoNobel soar after it rejects takeover offer Shares in AkzoNobel soar after it rejects takeover offer
- March 10, 2017

Investors are watching PPG Industries, Inc. According to the the latest analyst ratings which have been released, 0 brokers have issued a rating of "buy", 0 brokers "outperform", 0 brokers "hold", 1 brokers "underperform" and 0 brokers "sell". (more...)
Google Again Pledges Undying Support to Business Cloud Customers Google Again Pledges Undying Support to Business Cloud Customers
- March 10, 2017

She also announced a new video API for Google's cloud services. This is because right now it is enterprise-centric deep learning feature built on frameworks which will help firms to look into their stored videos and extract metadata. With this new technology, which is now in a Private Beta according to Google , developers are able to search for specific objects within videos, a feature that could prove useful for surveillance videos, among other things. (more...)
AT&T cell phones around United States will not call 911 tonight AT&T cell phones around United States will not call 911 tonight
- March 10, 2017

A phone system glitch has caused 911 to be unavailable for AT&T cellular customers across the nation Wednesday evening. Calling 911 for a non-emergency situation ties up important lifelines meant for people or property in immediate jeopardy or when there is a crime in progress. (more...)
Lorde Releases A New Song Titled 'Liability' Lorde Releases A New Song Titled 'Liability'
- March 10, 2017

The track is an emotive piano ballad, a stark contrast to the record's lead single 'Green Light'. The Kiwi singer songwriter released Green Light last week after giving fans several teasers and leading them on a treasure hunt through Auckland. (more...)
Man with axe 'injures several in Dusseldorf train station rampage' Man with axe 'injures several in Dusseldorf train station rampage'
- March 10, 2017

Two suspects are believed to have been detained by police but the motive for the attack is now unknown. One photo from the scene shows paramedics treating someone lying on the ground, taped off by a cordon. Twitter user Bruno Macedo tweeted: "Man with axe chased by police in Dusseldorf". Local media said several people had been attacked at the station. (more...)
Honda Civic Type R Slated to Grace US Soil in Late Spring Honda Civic Type R Slated to Grace US Soil in Late Spring
- March 08, 2017

Honda has been tight-lipped about performance stats so far, but the next-gen Civic Type R is expected to continue sending drive exclusively to the front wheels. In just a few short months the 2017 Honda Civic Type R will be sitting in dealerships waiting to be picked up by one happy owner. And there's been an improvement in weight distribution, which Honda says will help make the Type R "deliver the most rewarding drive in the hot-hatch segment". (more...)
IDC: wearables shipments hit 33.9 million all-time high
- March 06, 2017

Notching sales of 6.5 million units was a 22.7 percent drop from the same time in 2015 with sales of 8.4 million devices. The figures indicate that Xiaomi is posing a serious threat to Apple to position itself as a second largest wearable manufacturer, with a market share of nearly 15.2% compared with 9.1% during FY15. (more...)
Bentley Bentayga Mulliner to Debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show Bentley Bentayga Mulliner to Debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show
- March 04, 2017

This option is available in seven different colors and is suggested when the customer options the vehicle with the Duo Tone exterior paint. There is also a new Ombré Burr Walnut Veneer found inside, which is exclusive to the Bentayga Mulliner and features a unique wood transition from black to Burr Walnut as the veneer wraps around the cabin, including a special veneered panel on the central console fascia. (more...)
Mark Streit Traded to Lightning; Flyers Acquire Valtteri Filppula, 2 Draft Picks
- March 03, 2017

The Lightning General Manager quickly turned around and traded Mark Streit to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for a Fourth Round Pick in the 2018 NHL Draft. From the Lightning's perspective, this was a creative move by Yzerman and his staff to shed a large salary while also opening up an expansion draft protection slot - addressing two significant off-ice concerns for the club as they prepare for another important summer. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 leaked: Slim bezels, curvy corners, no home button Samsung Galaxy S8 leaked: Slim bezels, curvy corners, no home button
- March 02, 2017

However, we've known for long while that one device wouldn't be present at the trade conference, and that's Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S8. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus have begun to leak on a near daily basis, which appears to be accelerating the closer we get to that official launch date. (more...)
LG to debut its own virtual reality SteamVR headset at GDC 2017 LG to debut its own virtual reality SteamVR headset at GDC 2017
- March 02, 2017

Valve has confirmed that LG is developing a VR headset that will utilize SteamVR Tracking and, ostensibly, the OpenVR platform. However, this is not the first time LG has trotted down the VR path. This makes LG's upcoming VR headset a direct competitor to HTC Vive in that regard. In 2016, Valve made the technology accessible to all hardware manufacturers, who were keen on incorporating it on to their devices. (more...)
BlackBerry hits comeback trail with KeyOne
- February 28, 2017

BlackBerry today hosted an event at MWC 2017 where they addressed the new KeyOne handset, formally known as "Mercury". The fingerprint scanner is also embedded in the space bar key, making it the only modern smartphone out there to have this feature. (more...)
Airtel announces removal of roaming charges on calls and data
- February 28, 2017

Back in 2013, at a time when the industry was used to dropping its regular tariff plans while subscribers roamed the country, Airtel had introduced "free incoming calls" on roaming at a charge of Rs 5 per day. Mittal, who is also the Chairman of India's largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel, also called for common infrastructure that could reduce costs and bring in a lot of benefits for the industry. (more...)
Huawei launches the P10/Plus with dual Leica cameras Huawei launches the P10/Plus with dual Leica cameras
- February 27, 2017

We were particularly impressed with the general quality of the Huawei Mate 9 in our review, and while the P10 is designed more to follow the P9 than the larger Mate series, the inclusion of the same essential photographic quality should help it stand out. (more...)
Nokia 3310 leak reveals new details about revived 17-year-old phone
- February 26, 2017

The original Nokia 3310 could remain powered on for days and because you could replace its battery with ease, you could easily swap out the original with a fresh new one and extend your battery life even further. It will come in oval shaped now. More details were leaked about the supposed Nokia 3310 2017 and its system platform was revealed alongside other valuable information . (more...)
Microsoft announces Skype Lite and Linkdin Lite with Aadhar integration Microsoft announces Skype Lite and Linkdin Lite with Aadhar integration
- February 24, 2017

Size and ConvenienceThe app is just 13MB in size and will offer all of the functions of the main app . Skype Lite will be a whole new app for Android and can be downloaded from Play Store. One of the highlight features of Skype Lite is the Bot integration. Besides the reduction in file size and under-the-hood optimizations, there's a lot more that the app has to offer.When you get on Fast Connection app will switch to HD calls that are the same as regular Skype calls. (more...)
ICE conducts immigration raid in Las Cruces ICE conducts immigration raid in Las Cruces
- February 17, 2017

Daniel Ramirez Medina , a 23-year-old with no criminal record who was brought to the United States from Mexico when he was seven years old, was arrested last Friday in Seattle despite the fact that he was twice granted a work permit under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Daca) program. (more...)
Regulators Dismissed Oroville Dam Concerns 12 Years Ago Regulators Dismissed Oroville Dam Concerns 12 Years Ago
- February 16, 2017

It was the first time the emergency spillway had been utilized. Joe Countryman from the Central Valley Flood Protection Board, a former engineer with the U.S. What nearly happened this year is a stark reminder of how much we depend on dams, levees, bypass channels, seawalls and other human efforts to keep destructive tendencies of nature at bay. (more...)
Ultra Street Fighter II for Switch has a first-person hadoken mode
- February 16, 2017

The Nintendo Switch will launch on March 3 and 99% of everyone is looking forward to the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Among the snippets of footage in Ultra Street Fighter II's reveal was a unusual, seemingly out of place 3D first person mode. (more...)
Mitsubishi Motors names new SUV "Eclipse Cross"
- February 15, 2017

Still, all hope may not be lost, as Mitsubishi promises that the vehicle's design will be as stunning as its namesake astronomical event. Although the Eclipse name is being attached to a different class of vehicle, Mitsubishi styled the new crossover with the original Eclipse in mind. (more...)
Verizon Targets T-Mobile With Its Own Unlimited Data Service Verizon Targets T-Mobile With Its Own Unlimited Data Service
- February 14, 2017

Given the costs of constantly upgrading networks with wireless equipment and expanding the lanes for the influx of data via spectrum acquisitions, it makes no sense for Verizon Communications to offer an unlimited plan at just $80/month for a single line, or $180/month for four lines. (more...)
Three buys wireless broadband provider Relish Three buys wireless broadband provider Relish
- February 08, 2017

The firm has often touted this as being a better deal than fixed copper connections. Three UK has reached an agreement to buy UK Broadband Limited for £250m. The deal is expected to be finalised later this year though it is not known if UK Broadband will continue to operate. The company also runs the Relish broadband network. (more...)
Samsung may soon launch wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation
- February 01, 2017

Samsung's chief Koh Dong-jin denied the launch of Galaxy S8 at MWC 2017 and It is also reported that Samsung might put a rigorous testing procedure in place to avoid the incident that was seen in Galaxy Note 7. Samsung's biggest obstacle will be convincing consumers that the Note 8 will be problem free. The Galaxy S8 will mark the debut of Bixby, Samsung's own take on a smart assistant along the same lines as Google's Assistant, Amazon's Alexa, Microsoft's Cortana and Apple's less ... (more...)
Amazon, Expedia back lawsuit opposing Trump travel ban Amazon, Expedia back lawsuit opposing Trump travel ban
- February 01, 2017

The lawsuit , filed by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, aims to prove that President Trump's order, which temporarily bars nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S., is unconstitutional. He said that Amazon and Expedia, which are based in Washington, are supporting the lawsuit. The executive orders restrict business, increase business costs, and impact current employees and employers. (more...)
Resident Evil 7 biohazard sold 2.5m units in first three days Resident Evil 7 biohazard sold 2.5m units in first three days
- January 30, 2017

Biohazard, the most recent title of the successful franchise of Capcom, has already sold 2.5 million units worldwide. Gamers also downloaded the demo 7.15 million times, which is huge. It's a good mixture of classic Resident Evil gameplay, crossed with the kind of first-person stealth action found in effective contemporary horrors like Alien Isolation and Soma. (more...)
HSBC to move 1000 jobs to Paris
- January 20, 2017

Other banks are expected to announce more concrete plans for how they will adapt to Brexit in the coming months after Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed in a speech on Tuesday that Britain would leave the European single market. Investment bankers focusing on corporations in France and Spain would work from those countries, the publication said. There remain numerous uncertainties as to what the Brexit negotiations will yield in terms of an operating framework for the banking industry. (more...)
S.Korean court rejects request to detain Samsung heir for bribery charge
- January 19, 2017

The allegations against him hinge on a mega-deal in 2015 where Cheil Industries, a holding company for the Lee family that controls much of Samsung, bought Samsung's building subsidiary Samsung C&T for $9.3 billion, in what was seen as a move by the Lee's to consolidate power ahead of the younger Lee officially taking the reins. (more...)